The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 534 521 502
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 72 53 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 59
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £347 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £58.00 £31.56 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.80% +0.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +0.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 65 £388 -0.64% 18
London +10 36 £400 +2.89% 7
South East +7 18 £315 -5.97% 3
City of London +28 13 £350 -4.76% 3
Hampshire -9 7 £310 -7.46% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £388 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £388 - 1
Cheshire +7 3 £388 -8.82%
North West -9 3 £388 -8.82%
Basingstoke +13 2 - -
Surrey +3 2 £338 -18.18%
Sheffield - 2 £400 - 1
Southampton - 2 £295 -
West Midlands -14 1 £388 -10.91% 1
East of England -32 1 £400 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Chester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Basildon - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - - 1

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 105 (62.50%) SAN
2 82 (48.81%) EMC
3 69 (41.07%) NetApp
4 49 (29.17%) VMware
5 48 (28.57%) Brocade
6 45 (26.79%) Windows
7 42 (25.00%) Linux
8 40 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 35 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 35 (20.83%) HP
10 32 (19.05%) NAS
11 31 (18.45%) UNIX
12 28 (16.67%) Cisco
12 28 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
13 26 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 24 (14.29%) Finance
15 23 (13.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 21 (12.50%) Performance Management
16 21 (12.50%) Connectrix
16 21 (12.50%) Oracle
17 20 (11.90%) NetBackup
18 19 (11.31%) Migration
19 18 (10.71%) Replication
19 18 (10.71%) Active Directory
20 17 (10.12%) IBM
20 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
20 17 (10.12%) NFS
21 16 (9.52%) Dell

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.55%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.98%) Apache
4 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (62.50%) SAN
2 32 (19.05%) NAS
3 28 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 21 (12.50%) Connectrix
5 7 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.57%) DNS
6 6 (3.57%) LDAP
7 4 (2.38%) Network Security
8 3 (1.79%) Firewall
8 3 (1.79%) LAN
8 3 (1.79%) DHCP
9 2 (1.19%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.19%) VPN
9 2 (1.19%) WAN
9 2 (1.19%) SSL
9 2 (1.19%) IPsec
9 2 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.60%) SSH
10 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
General
1 24 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Banking
3 6 (3.57%) Law
4 4 (2.38%) Legal
5 3 (1.79%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.19%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) German Language
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.55%) XML
1 11 (6.55%) JSON
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Replication
2 15 (8.93%) CLARiiON
3 12 (7.14%) EMC Centera
3 12 (7.14%) Celerra
4 8 (4.76%) Wiki
5 6 (3.57%) Firmware
6 5 (2.98%) Clustering
6 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.79%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (1.79%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.19%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.19%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.60%) iSeries
9 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.79%) Windows
2 42 (25.00%) Linux
3 31 (18.45%) UNIX
4 24 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.14%) Solaris
6 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 19 (11.31%) Migration
3 9 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (3.57%) Time Management
5 6 (3.57%) Change Control
6 5 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (2.98%) ITIL
6 5 (2.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (2.98%) Load Balancing
6 5 (2.98%) Release Management
7 4 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.38%) Capacity Management
7 4 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (1.79%) Kernel Tuning
8 3 (1.79%) Workflow
8 3 (1.79%) Business Continuity
8 3 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.19%) Project Management
9 2 (1.19%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.33%) SQL
1 14 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 14 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 13 (7.74%) Python
3 12 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 11 (6.55%) Ruby
5 7 (4.17%) Perl
6 3 (1.79%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.19%) VBScript
8 1 (0.60%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 40 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 35 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.98%) Degree
3 5 (2.98%) NCDA
4 4 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.79%) NCIE
6 2 (1.19%) VCAP
6 2 (1.19%) VCDX
6 2 (1.19%) CCNP
6 2 (1.19%) CCNA
6 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.60%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (13.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 18 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 17 (10.12%) NFS
5 9 (5.36%) vSphere
6 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.79%) XenServer
7 3 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.79%) SRDF
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.79%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.19%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.19%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.60%) Postfix
9 1 (0.60%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.60%) Snort
9 1 (0.60%) Nmap
9 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) NetBackup
2 12 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (6.55%) Tivoli
4 9 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.38%) Puppet
7 3 (1.79%) YUM
7 3 (1.79%) SCOM
8 2 (1.19%) SCCM
8 2 (1.19%) Nagios
8 2 (1.19%) Legato
8 2 (1.19%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.19%) Ionix
9 1 (0.60%) PureDisk
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.60%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.60%) Control-M
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 82 (48.81%) EMC
2 69 (41.07%) NetApp
3 49 (29.17%) VMware
4 48 (28.57%) Brocade
5 35 (20.83%) HP
6 28 (16.67%) Cisco
7 24 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 21 (12.50%) Oracle
9 17 (10.12%) IBM
9 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
10 16 (9.52%) Dell
11 13 (7.74%) Hitachi
12 11 (6.55%) 3PAR
13 10 (5.95%) CommVault
14 9 (5.36%) Symantec
15 7 (4.17%) Veritas
16 6 (3.57%) Citrix
17 5 (2.98%) SAP
17 5 (2.98%) FalconStor
17 5 (2.98%) Dot Hill
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